19th C. French Empire Gilt Bronze Ormolu Mantel Clock


Empire period mantel clock “The Love gardener”, chased and gilded bronze, around 1805.

Figuring a Love perched on a ladder, catching a butterfly. The movement inscribed in an orange bowl. To the left are a rake, a spade and a watering can. The whole rests on a quadrangular base with projection, decorated with relief motifs of crowns and a trophy with attributes of gardening and supported by six spinning top.
Magnificent quality of execution, finely chiseled and gilded mercury bronze, matt and polished. Excellent state of conservation of the gilding.
Movement with wire suspension, striking at the passage of the hours and a half.

On request the clock is delivered in working condition after overhaul by a specialist watchmaker.


H cm 31
W cm 28
D cm 9

1 in stock


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Packing in customized wooden box.

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